The Washermenpet police on Monday arrested five drug peddlers, who were selling ganja and narcotic drugs to youngsters and minors in north Chennai.
Following a social media post on the use of drugs by a few youngsters, a special team of police personnel led by Washermenpet Police inspector launched an investigation to nab the peddlers. The police arrested five accused including a prime accused Shannu alias Abdul Hameed, 22 of Washermenpet and his associates- Arun, 23 of Korukkupet and Allah Baksh, 20 of Old Washermenpet. A total of 1.6 kg ganja, 1,110 nitravet tablets and an auto were seized from them. The five were booked under the provisions of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act.
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